Tag: David Chura
David Chura: Confessions of a “Failing Teacher”May 2012
David Chura’s students went to school, worked hard, and learned—but by any state rubric, they were still failures, and he was still a “failed teacher.”
David Chura: Why Teach the Hard to Reach?September 2010
“Why teach the hard to reach — at-risk kids — in the first place?” It’s a fair question, one that deserves an answer.
David Chura: A Law That Could Keep Kids out of the SystemJune 2010
When you’re fifteen, sitting in a cramped, dirty, smelly cell, cut off from anyone and anything that has any meaning to you, you get mighty skeptical and feel abandoned. Many congressional sponsors feel the JJPDA could reinstate hope for incarcerated teens.